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Daytime Activities

Cafe Chat

Café Chat

Thursdays 10-12 in the foyer of All Saints’. Drop in any Thursday morning for a coffee or tea and a chat. Everyone is welcome.

Ladies Chatting over Coffee
Reading Group

All Saints’ Reading Group

Join with others to discuss a book chosen by the group.

The All Saints’ Reading Group meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 1.45pm-3.15pm in the Church foyer.

Numbers are limited due to the number of books we have, but please get in touch with Catherine for more details.

BCD Stitchers

This is a group which meets on the last Monday of each month at 2pm in the foyer of All Saints’. We produce specialised knitted items such as bonnets designed for use by premature babies, garments for cancer patients with access points for medical equipment, blankets and gloves. These are distributed to local hospitals and hospices. The group also create items to sell for fund raising such as novelty toys, shawls, hats and gloves with an annual boost by meeting every week during Lent. If anyone is interested in joining in or even just helping with supplies please contact Iris via the Church Office using the form on the footer, or details on the Contact page.

Knitting
Full English Breakfast

Men's Breakfast

Calling all men! Come for a full English on a Saturday morning at 8.30am at The Dolphin in Botley – check the upcoming events calendar for dates and venues. No organised talk or agenda, simply to meet up with others. This takes place once a month. In order to know how many sausages are needed to be cooked please let us know by contacting the office or email Mike Gibson in advance mikegibbogibson@googlemail.com. Cost £8.00.

Coffee mornings

We host a monthly coffee morning on the 3rd Tuesday of each from 10.30am – 12:00pm.  Pop in for a coffee and homemade cake, or browse a range of handmade cards, gifts and crafts.  We have a raffle at the end of each session too! Come along and bring a friend.

Please go to the upcoming events calendar for dates.

Group having Coffee
Messy Church Logo

Messy Church

We meet on a Friday at 3.30pm once a month during the school year rotating between the 3 churches for fun, crafts and a meal, finishing around 5.30pm.

Free entry, donations welcome.  Aimed at primary school age children but younger children are also welcomed as we have a range of toddler-friendly toys to keep little ones occupied.  Older children are welcome to attend and join in, or can help lead a craft activity or even help prepare the meal!  Children must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult. Dates will be available soon.

Read our ‘What is Messy Church‘ guide.

Flower Arranging

Each of our churches has a rota for flower arranging and we welcome people of all standards. Some people help with flowers throughout the year and others just at the major festivals like Harvest, Christmas and Easter.

 

At Botley contact Veronica Mason, at Curdridge contact  Tricia Ball, and at Durley, Vivienne Taylor.

Flower Arranging
Various Recorders

Recorder Orchestra (URO)

URO (Upham Recorder Orchestra) is held once a month on a Friday afternoon at 5-6 pm in the Maffey Room.  This is conducted and organised by David Burgess.

 

Further details are available from David at DB19JR@aol.com or 01329 832441.

Home Group

The Home Group meets on alternate Monday afternoons in the foyer at All Saints to explore and grow our faith together. This is done through bible study, discussion, sharing and praying together, and worship.

The group looks at particular themes, or study particular books of the Bible over a period of weeks. The group provides a time and a safe place to ask questions and to think more deeply about things, debating together and giving us a chance to hear varying views. Our time together helps to keep our faith vibrant as we consider how we can apply biblical truths and examples to our everyday lives. Our studies help us to understand more of the wonderful nature of God and to walk more closely with him through life.

Membership of the home group is open to all. There is a diversity within the group and membership is made up of people at varying stages in their Christian journey. We are all learning. Everyone’s contribution is valued and the fellowship we share enriches and encourages us to live out our faith day by day.

Contact Lynn Gosden for more details on 01489 799395

Group of People Praying
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